MSJ 213

Course Code: MSJ 213
Course Name:
Media Ethics
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Detailed Syllabus:

This course will introduce students to the study of ethical issues in the media. Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of these issues and the ability to analyze the important ethical issues involved with the mass media industry of Bangladesh as well as in the world. Issues to be dealt with include sensationalism, chequebook journalism, corruption, contempt of court and the protection of sources of information and the journalistic code of ethics. The course will be taught through the critical exploration of actual case studies from Bangladesh and the rest of the world.